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Environmental Engineer


Georgia-Pacific Consumer Operations is seeking qualified professionals to consider for an Effluent Treatment Plant Environmental Engineer role supporting the Effluent Wastewater Treatment Plant division at the Pro and Consumer Products Operation located in Muskogee, OK. The Muskogee Mill is an integrated Tissue and Towel manufacturing operation. This position will be involved with increasing the effectiveness of the environmental engineering group by improving reliability, work processes, equipment performance capabilities. This position will work closely with both Environmental, reliability and maintenance departments in the development of long-term asset strategies. The Environmental engineer will report to the Pulp Processing department leader within our consumer products manufacturing operation located in Muskogee, OK. The ideal candidate for this role will possess the ability to challenge the status quo to facilitate continuous improvement; collaborate across roles and diverse groups, gather and share feedback; stay current in best practices and be a continuous learner; assist with routine and annual outages for asset bases; have strong communication, presentation, planning and organizational skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strategic thinking skills; analytical problem solving skills and ability to troubleshoot using mechanical aptitude. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

· Providing leadership in the achievement of improved performance in the areas of safety, environmental compliance, customer satisfaction, organizational effectiveness, cost management       and asset utilization in the pulping operations area, consistent with the MBM® Guiding Principles.

· Develop and implement complete Asset Strategies for the Treatment Plant including Condition Based Monitoring, Preventative Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Operating Envelope,     Operator Basic Care/Zone Ownership and Spare Parts optimization.

· Evaluate, approve, and prioritize equipment repairs and scheduled shutdowns utilizing the Asset Maintenance Work Process.

· Coach and develop operators to reliably operate equipment and processes.

· Work closely with operators and customers to troubleshoot process, quality and equipment issues and evaluate and implement improvement ideas.

· Develop, initiate, and execute capital projects.

· Lead Root Cause Analysis process and execute effective corrective actions.

· Create a safe workplace with all environmental, safety and business practices with emphasis on identifying and mitigating critical risks.

· Lead and participate in continuous improvement efforts.

· Maintain necessary Environmental records and reports.

· Regularly help communicate, articulate, and direct departmental priorities to achieve mill and company visions.

· Experience and ability to successfully work in a team-based environment.

    The Experience You Will Bring

    Minimum Requirements:

    • B.S. Degree or higher in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Pulp & Paper, Chemistry, Biology, or other science OR a minimum of five (5) years in a continuous Water Treatment Plant operation.
    • At least one (1) year of experience working in a manufacturing, industrial, warehouse, or military environment.
    • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Word (to write business correspondence), Excel (for use of spreadsheets, reporting, simple formulas), Teams, and Outlook (for internal and external correspondence).

    What Will Put You Ahead

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical Engineering or Environmental Science.
    • At least three (3) years of experience working in waste treatment facility.
    • OPDES compliance management experience.
    • Experience initiating and/or executing capital projects.
    • Experience working in a recycled pulp or paper operation.
    • Experience with PI or other data historian programs.

    About Georgia-Pacific Muskogee: Georgia-Pacific Muskogee is among the world’s leading manufacturers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins. We are one of the largest private manufacturers in Oklahoma with nearly 800 GP employees at Muskogee Mill who collectively make 1 million rolls of bath tissue made each day. We contribute an overall state economic impact of more than $250 million annually, serving both retail and commercial customers on more than 640 acres of land in the heart of the Muskogee Industrial Park. For more information, visit: gp.com.

    About Muskogee: Muskogee is a place we are proud to call home. Whether you live, work or just play here, Muskogee is a city with a rich heritage, numerous activities, quality amenities, and a sense of pride and ownership in our city. We have an excellent system of attractive parks throughout the city, including the famous Honor Heights Park where you can enjoy 122 acres of some of the most beautiful flowers and flowering trees in the world. We have become a regional hub for higher education, medical and health services, transportation of goods and retail shopping.

    Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

    At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
    Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
    This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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